Maple- Pistachio Salmon

May 30, 2023

This easy, slightly sweet, and crunchy pistachio-crusted salmon will have you going for seconds.

Yield: 4–6 servings



1.5 lbs. salmon, skinned

1 tablespoon oil

1 tablespoon lemon juice

½ teaspoon garlic powder

½ teaspoon salt

¼ teaspoon black pepper

1½ teaspoons paprika


½ cup pistachios, roughly chopped

3 tablespoons maple syrup

¾ tablespoon oil

¾ tablespoons lemon juice


Preheat oven to 425°F. Line a baking dish with parchment paper.

Place salmon in the dish. Smear with oil and lemon juice.

In a bowl, mix garlic powder, salt, pepper, and paprika. Rub onto salmon.

In a separate bowl, mix pistachios, maple syrup, oil, and lemon juice. Press onto salmon.

Bake for 10–12 minutes or until salmon flakes easily with a fork.

Remove from oven and brush with more maple syrup if desired.